• United Kingdom, Uk

Job Description:

As the the ER Investigation Director you will work independently ensuring a thorough and fair investigation process in case of claims regarding harassment, bullying, sexual harassment or any claim regarding discrimination You will ensure legal requirements and compliance obligations are taken into account through the investigation You will also propose the right disciplinary action in case of substantiated output Ensuring policies, processes and procedures for use in the location are legally compliant You will take the lead role on significant claims in country and advise others within Human Resources You will work closely with Compliance and Legal to ensure good awareness on how to report SH&B cases and how to prevent them and work closely with the Global Director ER to build SH&B capabilities within the business and the HR community

Typical Accountabilities

Ensure the policies on SH&B for the UK are appropriate, legally compliant and well communicated to the business and to the employees, contractors and a specific training has been provided
Ensure the processes and procedures give clarity on how to report the cases, the range of channels available and ensuring privacy and confidentiality of data related to the SH&B cases
Handle all misconduct issues in the SH&B/Discrimination area (investigations, recommendations, and execution)
Collaborate with Legal Counsel to effectively manage ER issues and minimize risk and exposure to the business
Advise and coach leadership regarding complex and sensitive employee relations matters
Provide guidance and training to leadership on how to manage misconduct issues through early intervention and appropriate corrective action
Work in partnership with Global Director and Employee Relations in UK, US and Sweden to monitor metrics and identify problems and solutions in the SH&B area
Take a lead role in the partnership with Legal on governmental charges, proceedings, and lawsuits involving employment practice issues within SH&B cases
Provide direction and support on employee relations issues to ensure consistency in the application of AstraZeneca policies, procedures and ER best practices on SH&B cases
Proactively provide support to leadership on a variety of employment practices issues so that the escalation of issues can be avoided or minimized
Provide support to any employee who requires it on SH&B topics
Ensure the development and delivery of training programs on SH&B to leadership and employees increasing capability to create a respectful workplace that is highly ethical, compliant and consistent with AZs values
Enter all SH&B data into the Database system chosen in conjunction with Global Compliance for reporting the SH&B cases
Lead special projects and teams in case of specific projects
Liaises with the business senior leadership team on SH&B employee relations issues and collaborates with local HR Business Partners and other Centres of Excellence to ensure that programmes adopted have a positive impact on employee relations
Provides guidance to HR Business Partners in the investigation and resolution of employee issues
Supports senior management in the area of development of positive employee relations in the area of SH&B
Monitors SH&B trends and practices through the analysis of external and internal HR metrics
Builds SH&B capability within the HR function

Essential requirements

Law degree or previous experience in Legal or Compliance departments
Experience dealing with complex and sensitive claims and ER cases
Ability to work with all levels of the organization

Desirable requirements

Experience in the pharmaceutical industry is preferable
Supervisory experience and proven experience driving change is preferable
Specific experience on SH&B cases is preferable

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements

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Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical/Medicine, Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : HR/PM/IR/Training
Role : Recruitment
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 18th Mar 2020

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